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to host a couple with a ton of star power. britain's prince william and kate middleton are headed to los angeles to attend a dinner hosted by so you think you can dance host, nigel. i've been turning a lot of good friend. it's really difficult because everybody is saying to me, we, you have known me for many years and i should be there. and you go, i'm sorry. i can't invite you. can't invite you, mom. >> this is the couple's first visit to the united states. this is the first visit to the united states ever for kate middleton. >>> sad news. john mackey died. the 88 plan was named after him. he wore number 88. mackeo played for the colt from 197 about to 1981. romer goodell called him a courageous advocate for his fellow players. he was 69-year-old >>> big news when it comes to the tabloid accused of hacking the stones of some very important people. we're going to tell you what's ahead for the weekly paper in a major decision that made their future our just yesterday. we'll tell you what that news is. >>> and holly is taking a trip to indonesia without even leaving town >>> i new york cit
. this machine. this is a gold dispensing machine. fifty are being unstalled in britain. the makeers say it is a way for everyday folks to invest in the precious metal. the machines are updated every 10 minutes to sell the gold at the latest market prices. >>> aened a don't have gold or $105 million. >> or a oning lottery ticket. >> i'm here, you're here. let's talk about weather. >> i'm here to work. weather very important today. we have a big holiday. most of today should be fine. i think it will be quieter than yesterday. a little less humid than yesterday. >> it is okay to go outside. >> most of the day. that being said, can't rule out possibility of some afternoon thunderstorms popping up. if you are well off to the south and west, and by south and west, i mean out towards front royal, charlottesville, you are not quite done with it. the frontal system developing late in the day yesterday rolling on through. you can see off to the south and to the south and east, we've still got the rain showers across the region. the trend will be quieter weather here for this morning. kind of dry
independence. it found while 76% correctly said great britain, 19% were unsure and 5% said a different country including china. >> it takes all kinds, andrea, remember that. >> hope any we are educatorring all kinds. >> -- educating all kinds. >> educate us about weather. >> hot and sticky. better chance of storms in virginia rather than maryland. the afternoon plans, grilling you may have an interruption from that. highs around 90. low 90s thursday and friday and scattered storms in the afternoon. kris? >> downed trees in the district to worry about. canal and reservoir and south street and capital. they will start to shut down streets in half an hour. take metro if you plan to see the fireworks. virginia, 66 eastbound, no problems there. a few cars on the road. >>> and the outer loop from 95 and 270, looking good. >> thank you, chris. "the early show" is next with more on the casey anthony case, and the look at the 4th of july traditions. >> i will be back in 25 minutes with a live update on your holiday forecast. you can always get updates
all-star game. top three to score starting pitcher up. britain puts a good hit on this one. out to right. and that's over. os take a 1-0 lead. mark reynolds up with two outs and a man on. scott procter puts the pitch in reynolds' wheel house. two-run homer to left. third homer in two games. 18 the for him this season. orioles come back to beat the briefz 5-4 and snap a five-game losing streak. >>> wnba. mystics hosting the seattle storm. go ahead and get down with your bad self. nice moves. second quarter, mystics trailing 22-17. victoria dunlap pump fakes, then around the defender up and in plus the foul. she went for a team-high 19 points. mystics keeping it close, but the mystics couldn't stop this woman. seattle's tanisha wright with the ball drives baseline and throws up the reverse layup. wow. the seattle storm defeat the mystics 73-63. hey, what's coming up on "sports final"? here's lindsay czarniak. >> hakem, coming up tonight on "sports final," we've got d.c. united head coach ben olsen in the house. ben, your team came so close to beating number one philadelphia. i tho
, information that he and the pam will then use to determine whether britain needs tougher media regulation. a criminal investigation into any wrongdoing is still ongoing. news corporation is still the parent company of news international and fox 5. >> hurricane season is picking up steam. >> tropical storm dawn is barreling towards the coast. gary is taking a sneak peek at our own weather here. what you can expect tonight when fox 5 news at 5:00 rolls on.  >>> tropical storm don moving closer to the united states right now. the storm is moving across the gulf of mexico with winds up to 345 miles per hour. don is forecast to hit the coast of texas late tomorrow or saturday. it is not expected to strengthen it a hurricane before making land fall. this, by the way, is the fourth named storm of the season. >>> get right to gary now to the weather center for the very latest on don. what's going on with our weather, especially as we related to don. >> going to don, if you go over to the mcsystem, we have the new don stuff up. if not, we'll stay right here. there we go
, los angeles >>> this morning on "the early show", britain's phone scandal is a political crisis there and it may spread to this country. >>> and we'll have live reports on the shuttle's final landing. i'm randall pinkston. this is the "cbs morning news." hey, the new guy is loaded with protein! really? 25 grams of protein. what do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's low fat, too, and has 5 grams of sugars. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... what's shakin'? [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. new ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. see? he's a good egg. [ major nutrition ] new ensure high protein. ensure! nutrition in charge! is best absorbed in small continuous amounts. only one calcium supplement does that in one daily dose. new citracal slow release... continuously releases calcium plus d for the efficient absorption my body needs. >>> good morning and welcome to 9news now. today is thursday, july 21st. i'm andrea roane. >> we're al
civilians. we have news evidence which says that's wrong. good evening is britain's biggest and most important police force merely inexcept or corrupt or possibly both? you can forgive people for wondering. public confidence in the police is said to be rocking after two high-profile resignation. the met police chief admitting he took a free stay at a health spa, a botched initial investigation into phone-hacking and tonight the revelation that a former senior executive at "the news of the world" was working for the met at the same time. how far wan we trust the yard and the people who run it. here is richard watson. >> reporters would meet some of the met's most senior officers in this wine bar a stone's throw from east scotland yard. they were were told on drinking materials. something which made other police officers deeply uncomfortable. but the latest he revelations in this fast who have moving story appear to show relationships went even deeper than this. they will always want to serving police officers for information. iters part of the job some police though it is all about de
senior aide to britain's prime minister david cameron has been arrested in a growing scandal involving phone hacking and corruption. >>> finally, lit me finish with and the wondrous pioneering john kennedy once led. >>> could you hear the glee, the giggles of delight on your side of the aisle? >> come on. political analysts. >> michele bachmann said she hopes the bad numbers help her. >> no, no. >> she said that. >> i know what she said. >> let's get serious for a moment. you had 18,000 jobs created last month. the 54,000 for may was revised down to 25,000. the reality of it is americans are still hurting. both the administration and members of congress and the republican leadership in particular because we campaigned specifically on job creation need to get serious about this. all the talk about the debt and all the dancing -- >> you think the debt is an important issue. >> i think the debt is an important issue but in the context of job creation we've all got to work together. you cannot do it in isolation. >> here's the oft-mentioned u.s. congresswoman michele bachmann today on cnbc
and clubs and eventually it was tranquilized but later died from its injuries ... britain's phone hacking scandal is expanding to other newspapers the scandal over phone hacking by rupert murdoch's news of the world force the tabloid to shut down and prompted two top police officers to resign now police want the british information commissioner's office to hand over files on an earlier investigation involves a private investigator who sold illegally obtained information to news of the world the daily mail the daily mirror and other newspapers ... >>it looks like even the president of the night it states is not exempt from paying traffic fines once in awhile during a visit to london back and de president obama failed to pay a $16 congest in fate for his limousine nicknamed the beast so the president was slapped with a $200 fine london officials say that the levy the charge in order to keep streets less crowded during the workweek president obama has yet to address that situation ... >>the day's top business stories are next plus how to avoid air- conditioning repair scams and changes to
of blockbuster lineup but would not say who will perform. the concert will be held in britain and proceeds will go to charity. >>> we want to take a look at the day ahead. a big crowd is expected when montgomery county residents away in on a proposed curfew. the plan calls for people under 18 to be home by 11:00 p.m. sunday through thursday, and midnight friday and saturday. the plans of a vote is expected in the fall. a public hearing will be held at 1:30 at council headquarters in rockville today. >>> bob mcdonnell will sign a bill that is designed to prevent accidents. ashley's law was killed -- is named after a woman that was killed in 2008 when a police officer not with a siren drove through a red light. it will require emergency vehicles to use flashing lights are turned on their sirens going through intersections. >>> commonwealth could be the next state to pass caylee's law. it would require a parent to report to police if a child is missing within 24 hours. the state senator says he will introduce the bill in the next session. it is inspired by the casey anthony case. similar laws
. >>> to the phone hacking and bribery scandal ripping great britain. david cameron in the hot seat right now and british lawmakers are questioning him about hiring a former editor of rupert murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid. they questioned murdoch himself yesterday. on this side of the atlantic, attorney general eric holder says he would welcome a meeting with families of 9/11 victims who are concerned that their phones may have been hacked. the fbi is investigating whether news corp. targeted 9/11 victims and whether any laws may be broken. >>> all systems are go for the space shuttle atlantis's final landing. the astronauts tested the flight systems and everything checked out perfectly. scheduled the land at 5:56 a.m. tomorrow morning. the forecast is looking great. >>> 75 degrees outside. >> more than 20 states in the grip of a heat wave. temperatures in our area are still climbing. >> we will have another check [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of thr
in britain has resigned. rebecca brooks oversaw rupert murdoch's newspapers when "news of the world" into the cell phone of a murdered a teenager. >> president obama will be holding a press conference later this morning as standard and poor's has joined moody's investors service threatening to downgrade america's triple a credit rating. >> investors want to -- investigators want to know why two planes collided at boston's logan airport. officials said the wing of a delta airlines jet clipped the tell of a smaller plane. one person suffered a minor neck injury but passengers continue their trip on another plane. >>> lot of local harry potter fans are excited about watching the last film last night. >> the kingstown theater complex had a showing at 2:45 this morning because the midnight premier was sold out. some fans waited in line for hours. >> there are no words for how excited we are. we have been waiting so long for this. >> this generation did not grow up with "oliver twist" or great expectations they grew up with harry potter. >> this could become the first harry potter from tw
scandal in britain, david cameron will be in the hot seat today. british lawmakers will question the prime minister about hiring the former editor of the news of the world tabloid to be its communications chief. lawmakers questioned rupert murdoch yesterday. >>> attorney general eric holder says that he would welcome a meeting with families of 9/11 victims who are concerned that their funds may have been hacked. the fbi is investigating whether news corp. targeted 9/11 victims and whether any laws make an unbroken. >>> all systems are go for the space shuttle atlantis' final landing. the astronauts tested the flight systems and everything checked out perfectly. atlantis is scheduled to land at the kennedy space center at 5:56 tomorrow morning. nasa says the forecast is looking great so far. that's different from when it took off. >> fortunately, they got caught off in time. our temperatures today 94 degrees already. 5:36 is the time. >> are your favorite restaurant tipping the scales when it comes to calories? who wins this year's winseating award. >> sizzling temperatures in our area stil
perform. the concert will be held in britain and proceeds will go to charity. >>> montgomery county residents will get to weigh in on a proposed curfew. the plan calls for teenagers under the age of 18 to be home by 11:00 p.m. sunday through thursday and by midnight on friday to saturday. a final vote is expected in the fall. a public hearing at 1:30 this afternoon at council headquarters in rockville. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell will sign a bill requiring emergency vehicles going through intersections to use a flashing lights or sirens. ashley's law was named after a 33-year-old killed in 2008 in mount vernon when a police officer not using a siren drove to red lights and collided with her vehicle. >>> the commonwealth could be the next jurisdiction to pass cayley's law. the new law would require a parent to report to police of their child is missing within 24 hours. a state senator says that he will introduce a bill in the next the legislative session. it is inspired by the casey anthony case. galahs are expected in 30 other states. >>> a-- similar laws are expected in 30
hacking scandal that has shut down one of britain's oldest tabloids has now spread to two more of rupert murdo murdoch's newspaper. according to "the guardian" newspaper and bbc, murdoch's sun hacked prime minister gordon brown and the medical records of one of brown's sons who has cystic fibrosis. two london newspapers are also reporting that the "news of the world" paid royal family bodyguards for personal details about the queen and other royal family members. "the guardian" reports that royals have been warned their cell phones may also have been targeted. >>> today wikileaks editor in chief julian assange will battle extradition from england where he's accused on sex charges. the 39-year-old australian is accused of sexually assaulting two men. assange denies the allegations. many of his supporters say it's a conspiracy to keep assange and wikileaks from exposing any more government secrets. >>> former california governor arnold schwarzenegger will return to the big screen now. the "l.a. times" reports that schwarzenegger will appear in the western entitled "the last stand." this wo
rupert murdoch's news corporation in britain. the move comes after journalists from the new defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center during the 9/11 attacks. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by murdoch took part in the phone hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters says she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. her lawyer made the argument during a bail hearing. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed the murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants its money back for its time and trouble searching for caylee anthony. texas equusearch is suing casey anthony. the group's founder says that anthony misled him and
, the fbi is getting into the newspaper scandal rocking britain and will investigate claims that 9/11 victims may have been hacked by reporters at the news of the world. the justice department is makingp queeries based on some concerns bying can. another newspaper editor revined -- resigned this morn. rebecca brooks is stepping down and will appear before a parliamentary hearing next week and with her, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are point
in britain. no word yet on who's performing. organizers say tickets will go on sale next month. germane and randy jackson oppose the show because it will be held during the trial of the doctor charged in their brother's death. >>> the broadway musical hair ended with kisses last night. three couples with ties to broadway took the stage and exchanged wedding vows. the cast of "hair" campaigned hard for same-sex marriage and celebrated the new york law that just went into effect. >>> grammy winner amy winehouse will be laid to rest today. fans created a memorial outside her london apartment after her death on saturday. >> more tests will be done to determine what killed the troubled singer. an addiction to drugs and alcohol derailed her aspiring music career. she was 27 years old. >> winehouse's death bears similarities to several other well-known artists over the last 40 years or so. >> with the british media following their every move, amy winehouse's grieving parents slowly made their way around the gates of winehouse's london hope stopping to read the many cards that have been left h
britain's news of the world corp earlier this month because workers hacked into the cell phones of soldiers killed in action and other people who had been murdered. a new york private eye was offered money to retrieve phone messages of september 11th victims. >>> more photos have been released of the serial slasher. the man who has been attacking women since february, three of the attacks were on fair oaks mall. he distracted the victims and then he moved in and cut them with a box cutter or razor blade. police are convinced the man will keep striking until he is caught. >>> a suicide bombing in kandahar killed the mayor. the bomber hid the explosives explosives in his turbine. it killed ghulam halder hamidi. he had lived in the washington, dc, until 2007 when he took a leadership role to help rebuild his home land. his friends talk about his desire to help his country mend. >> he wanted to give back to his people in kandahar. >> two weeks ago, the president's half brother was also killed in dan rare. -- kandahar. >>> the closure of walter reid medical center now feels more offi
in britain because of it. according to the advertising standards authority, the ads are misleading, lindsey mastis has more. >> from "playboy" to "people" magazine, they retouch everything. >> reporter: why would she need to be digitally enhanced? even when he makes a model look perfect with makeup, the picture has to be enhanced. >> sometimes lighting effects don't work as well. sometimes moving a shadow. >> reporter: professional photographer chuck says the same thing. >> it's not shocking. i'm not shocked by this at all. >> reporter: these ads are for makeup but the enhancements happened on the computer. and it's easier than you might think. take my picture for example. chuck is working with a $29 program to make me look as good as julia roberts. >> everybody no matter how beautiful they are can always use a little enhancing in a picture. all right. >> reporter: chuck says his clients have come to expect it even paige cardwell. >> when you know there's wrinkles and lines in places and then they go away, it takes years off and that's nice. but at the same time you didn't change anything a
? >> britain is not in the euro and while i am prime minister, it will never be in the euro so we should not be involved in those internal arrangements. only eurozone countries were involved. only eurozone countries have been involved about further bailouts. it is right not to use the european financial stability mechanism for future support to greece. >> what discussions did he have about preparing for that the fault? in particular with the president who has said in the context of departure from the euro and the devolution of the monetary union, it does not have to be disorderly. >> what is causing disorder as instability in europe. it is the fact that cannot be changed. if greece can default. good money will be wasted failure of greece. why wasn't the prime minister your normal skeptical self and lead an orderly withdrawal? >> checks seem to be a it endangers species sincethey were in terminal decline. the council said there is no alternative. the council did not look too happy when they came before the treasury committee. >> it is a imperative as working to have a viable set of of tre
at a growing scandal in britain surrounding tabloid journalists accused of hacking into cell phones. stay with us. we'll be right back. 8:09now.        [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastest, most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep paying for cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.729.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. or for other great fios offers, visit us online. get the network that delive
their time here in the states. >>> and new developments in the scandal that's brought down one of britain's most famous tabloids. the latest stunning allegations >>> police in wyoming arrested a man for allegedly killing his three sons and brother. authorities say 36-year-old everett connen also shot his wife but she escaped. police have not released a motive. >>> the scandal at the british tabloid news offed r t ethe wor continues to grow. police arrested two for their roles. new allegations reveal that journalists not only hacked in tots voice mails of celebrity, royals and families of soldiers killed in action, but that they also paid police for information. there were similar hacking allegations against the tabloid a few years ago and a subsequent police investigation. now, though, that investigation has been criticized as incomplete and even compromised because of the bribery allegations. >>> will and kate are california dreaming. they arrived in los angeles yesterday after a trip across canada. the royal couple will spend most of the weekend promoting britain's business sector. but
. emergency responders are on the scene. >>> the phone hacking scandal in britain appears to be getting worse by the day. telephone numbers of families of soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan have been found in the files of an investigator working for the "news of the world." on today's anniversary of the terror attack on london's transit system there are claims the paper hacked into mobile phones of families of terror victims. the paper is under fire for allegedly hacking into the phone messages of a missing teenager later found murdered. >>> a rare and deadly grizzly bear attack at yellowstone national park. park officials say a 57-year-old man and his wife were hiking yesterday and surprised a female bear and her cubs. the bear mauled the man and he died. his wife survived with cuts and bruises. >> this is the first time that there has been a bear caused human fatality in yellowstone in 25 years. >> bears have killed two other people in the area around yellowstone in just more than a year. >>> finally the perloined picasso, the drawing worth hundreds of thousands of dollars was taken tu
, britain never did this. we have this dominance. it may not be an empire in the usual sense of the term, but it is an extraordinary kind of dominance. and yet we're not quite sure what we should be doing. and that, i think, came out in the libyan business, and it's our hesitation in the middle east. we're not sure that this is good for us. we'll have to see. at the same time, we can't stand in the way of people wanting to be democratic. so we've had an extraordinary history, and we're live anything a very -- live anything a very, a very difficult time or a significant time too. >> let's go back and tie this to the very beginning. if we're talking about the soviet union, of course, in the case of russia they ip herted a large -- inherited a large land maas. they'd had some 800 years of history. they'd had czars that had ruled the world. in our founding, and you write about this very powerfully, and you talk about the audacity of the young americans and this little land mass at the edge of the world. and now they thought they were going to remake the world. how did that come about? what g
ecclestone, the paris hilton of britain who is make a splash on these shores. she will take us on a tour of her new magnificent home. i believe you know the name, you'll see. >>> we go inside the top secret wedding of nick lachey and vanessa mamilo and they will share it with us. >>> we get our '80s on with two pop queens who owned decade, debbie gibson and tiffany, all that coming up and more on "gma." so we made ocean spray cranberry juice cocktail with a splash of lime. it's so refreshing, your taste buds will thank you. mm... oh, you're welcome. what? my taste buds -- they're thanking me. uh-huh. discover customersl are getting five percent cashbackck bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. with less chronic low back pain. imagine living your life with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a non-narcotic treatment that's fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away
agents arrested 14 people in nine states as well as dc britain and netherlands accused of hacking major u.s. companies. cyber crimes were allegedly committed in retaliation for companies severing ties to wikileaks. >>> 11 minutes past the hour. we are monitoring metro for you letting you know which station has several esculators out of service. >> having trouble trimming your waistline there may be a reason why your diet is not working straight ahead. >> as we head to break let's look at 395, pentagon looks good main lanes. >> keeping an eye on your favorite summer time songs on facebook. the doobie brothers, taking it to the streets. 7:12 a.m.  >>> welcome back it is 7:15 a.m., is this going to be the hottest day this week today? >> no. >> we have another one to go? >> we have a lot to look forward to. >> yeah, we do. >> i look forward to next week. >> maybe -- maybe by next week we can -- >> is that your headline? >> take a look no relief until next week. >> oh, i guessed good guess then. >> yeah, maybe by next tuesday upper 80s. >> sounds wonderful these days. >>
in britain's phone hacking scandal. james murdoch says international will apologize for hacking. rebecca broke the chief executive and editor of the paper news of the world has now resigned. she will appear for questioning in front of parliament next week and rupert murdoch will also answer questions after first saying they would not. also the director of the fbi is confirming that the bureau is launching a probe after congress raised hacking of 9/11 victims. >>> a fire broke out late last night at holy cross hospital in montgomery county. >> there were evacuation of patients for the latest, we go to sherri ly in silver spring. >> reporter: things are back to normal here this morning. that fire was isolated overnight and quickly put out. but not before causing some very tense moments as smoke filled part of the building. the fire was reported around 11:15 last night on the third floor at the hospital in silver spring. month golly scott emergency fire and rescue happen to have a medic unit at the hospital already bringing patients to the emergency room. they went up to investigate and fo
from. >> great britain. >> and the future of america could be in jeopardy as well. adults under the age of 30, lowest score. >> who did they think we broke away from? >> there was china. >> what? seriously? >> yeah. or was it japan some somewhere in the far east. >> it was odd things that you can't belive people would have guessed. >> we need to talk to our nephews and nieces and godchildren and remind them about your nation's history. you found that poll, didn't you? >> tom sherwood found it earlier in the week. >> he was outraged. >> yeah. it's a little surprising. >> people are like let's party. let's cookout. happy fourth of july. >> good morning. how are we doing today? >> well, we'd be better if the sun-woo shine and we wouldn't be awakened by thunderstorms. >> true, true. >> other than that, we're happy to be here. >> right now we have the in between now. the lull in the atmosphere. we'll get some dry weather a little while. maybe some peeks of sunshine. then firing up more showers and thunderstorms again. 74 is where we're at. humidity is high. 87%. winds southwesterly at 8 mile
of britain taking heat for a very controversial hire now connected to the hacking scandal. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that's good news, whether you're trying to sell or hoping to buy. because the only sign you really want to see is "sold." nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> we may have a winner tonight in the dulles metrorail extension project. the airport authority agreed to build an above ground station at the airport. the project was in danger of falling apart over the fight to build a more inexpensive above the ground extension, but it's not done just yet. >> reporter: the airport's authority refusal to budge gave way to political reality. >> it's a shame that our decision has become a political football. >> reporter: the board reversed course agreeing to buil
. >> and i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. >> outrage in britain over a phone hacking scandal. a newspaper is accused of hacking into the phone of missing children and terror attack victims. now, lawmakers are getting involved. charlie d'agata reports from london. >> reporter: a british tabloid may have hacked into the phones of a 13-year-old girl and suicide bombing families. investigators are looking into whether journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listened in to desperate conversations of families. they also allegedly tapped into the account of 13-year-old missing girl. not only listening to her voice mail but deleting frantic messages from her relatives. she was found dead six months after she disappeared in 2002. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there are no words to describe how awful this was. how awful it is to the parents. >> the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public, prompting an emergency government session and called for an immediate session. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having t
at the center of the phone hacking scandal in great britain. rupert murdoch's news corp will be called on to withdraw its bid for british broadcaster b sky b. >> i think there's something like 3,870 names and first and second names in the database. >> we were unable to spread the inquiry further with news international because of their refusal to cooperate more broadly. >> murdoch is scheduled to testify to parliament next tuesday. he shut down his tabloid, the "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones, seeking information for stories that would then appear in the paper. >>> today congress will discuss new rules for phone companies that would block extra fees from being tacked on to your monthly bill. it's called phone cramming. it's been targeting land line users for years. now, though, it's affecting cell phone users as well. the practice adds fees for services phone users never agreed to nor authorized or it cost americans millions every year. the fcc wants to require phone companies to tell customers how to block the charges and require them to s
murdoch's wife moved quickly to protect her husband. the drama that could go well beyond britain. >> here in london today, just as this gripping testimony of rupert murdoch and his son james was wrapping up, testimony that this country has been wanting to hear for many weeks now, in a story that's become global, something else happens and it was strange. you could see in the video someone suddenly comes up behind rupert murdoch. he seems to be holding a tin. it's alleged now it contained shaving cream. he attempts to hit rupert murdoch in the face with it. it halted the proceeding for ten minutes or so. but then it continued with ruppert and his son saying they did not know the extent of this hacking, and when they did get word it could be bigger, they did everything right. >> ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> you're not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it. and then maybe the people they trusted. >> then we waited for rebekah brooks to come in. she was the editor at the time this alleged hacking was going on. we al
in crisis mode in britain, and that murdock was quoted in another paper today defending his company's handling of this scandal and said he's annoyed by the recent negative press. >> and august 2 is the day america will hit it's credit limit. but there is no deal in sight. the white house spokesman says they're still talking and we shouldn't expect any quote, hallelujah moments tonight, making for a tense mood in washington. is the clock winds down on the nation's credit a war of words is boiling over. >> if they bring this economy down, they have broken it, they own it gave us three bad choices. higher taxes, smoke and mirrors, or default. >> house majority leader showed he shouldn't be at the table. >> time for the leader to make concessions. he's taking it in stride. >> i imagine he's frustrated and the fact is that we goring to abide by principal autos that followed a tense exchange at the white house, cantor told the president the two sides are too far apart. and president obama threatened to veto any measures and said don't call my bluff. >> we're in the fox hole. this is not e
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of that threat. >>> the list of people targeting britain's hacking scandal is growing. this is accused of hacking into phones. charlie d'agata reports for wjz from london. lawmakers are now getting involved. >>> a british tabloid may have hacked into the phones of a missing 13-year-old girl and suicide bombing families. investigators are looking into whether jawrnlists at rupert murdoch's news of the world, listened into kes operate conversations families had with police after the 2005 attacks. it also tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie doweller, not only listening to her voice mail, but deleting messages from frantic messages. the activity on the phone gave her family hope that she was still alive. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there are no words to describe how awful it is to the parents. >> reporter: the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public. prompting an emergency government session and calls for an immediate investigation. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgu
of the britain world newspaper is out of jail this morning, but the phone hacking scandal continues to grow. >> rebekah brooks has been arrested. >>> celebrations as nelson mandela turns 93. these are pictures for this morning of mandela and his family. the south africans are marking the day with a call for community service. >>> no big deal. los angeles survived the weekend without one of the freeways. the 405 opened sunday after being closed for more than 36 hours. carmageddon never materialized. the construction project will require that it be closed again later this year hopefully with the same positive results. >>> the u.s. women's soccer team is not coming home as champions but they are happy about capturing the nation's attention. >> they lost on sunday to penalty kicks. the crowd at brittany's bar and grill watched as japan sanked the game-winning goal. after a brief shot the fans sheered on the american women. ali creeger was cheered on by many as she is from the area. >>> this photo was released by the -- from the white house as president obama and his wife and daughters watched t
to report, send it to us at fox5metro@gmail.com. >>> the scandal -- news of the world, britain's best-selling newspaper is shutting down. this week, accusations is faced the paper hacked into the cell phone of a 13-year-old murder victim and police are investigating whether they hacked into the phones of 4,000 people, including victims at the london train and bus bombing. 200 employees the lose their jobs on sunday and james murdoch, an executive with the company all say allegations -- which are true. news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> a behind closed meeting for tarps on both sides of the dominique strauss-kahn case. the former imf chief is accused of -- the hotel in new york. today's meeting is raising questions whether charges could be dropped against him. the prosecutors have admitted they have doubts about the maid's story because she lied about the tests surrounding the attack and unrelated issues. the attorneys are not discussing what they talked about in today's meeting. >> a consumer alert about a scam making rounds on e-mail again. the phishing scam is back with m
paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that the company believes in. >> reporter: at issue a long running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities. but there was outrage when allegations emerged that the paper hacked the phones of a schoolgirl who had been abducted and ultimately killed and victims of the terror attacks on london transport. the prime minister cameron former press sec caught in the hacking -- secretary caught in the hacking scandal called for an inquiry. >> what the government is doing is making sure that the public and i feel so appalled by what happened. murder victims and terrorist victims who had the phones hacks is quite disgraceful. there needs to be a full police investigation with all the powers they need. >> reporter: there's also allegations that "news of the world" paid police for what they needed. rupert murdoch didn't give comments in idaho but he issued a statement yesterday
in britain over a phone-hacking scandal. looking at missing children and terror attack victims. charlie d'agata reports from london. now, lawmakers are getting involved. >>> a british tabloid reporter may have hacked into the phones of a 13-year-old missing girl and families of suicide bombings. journalists of rupert murdoch's news of the world are accused of listening in. the tabloid also allegedly tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie doweller, not only listening to her voice mail but deleting frantic messages from her relatives. the activity on the phone gave her family hope she was still alive. she was found dead. >> there this disgusting and disgraceful. there are no words to say how this affects the parents. >> prompting an emergency session and calls for an immediate session. >> we're talking about murder victims. potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> mick jagger, eric clapton, gwyneth paltrow and hugh grant. >> i think there's a national revulsion here about what they did. >> reporter: at the center of the c
who is said to be a comic in great britain is under arrest now, and the c.e.o. later returned without his jacket to finish answering the last of the questions. and now our reporter from london with the story. >> and, a committee member commending mrs. murdoch for her impressive left hook during that, but it has been a day of publicized hearings into the phone hacking scandal. british lawmakers demand answers would knew what and when. and apologizing do victims and saying mistakes were made, murdoch today said he cannot be held responsible for the scandal at "news of the world," saying he was left down by people he trusted and he is the person to clean it up. >> this total thing happened on your watch, murdoch, have you considered resigning. >>guest: no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trusted, i don't know what level, let me down and i think they behaved disgrace flies and portrayed the company and me and it is for them to pay. i think i'm the best person to clean this up. >> he is saying that the firm certainly failed to live up to the standards it aspires to and is democ
. this is a lancome makeup ad featuring julia roberts. looks good. it's been banned in great britain along with christy turlington because the images were overly air brushed. fair or unfair. talk about that coming up. >>> let's begin on thursday morning with the time ticking away to reach a deal for the debt ceiling. kelli o'donnell is our capitol hill correspondent. kelli, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. this is a test of john boehner's leadership. he delivered a blunt message to his own republican members to get in line. aides tell me they believe that was more credibility, that was their word, with some of the most conservative members when they retooled their proposal to raise the debt limit and cut spending by going deeper with the cuts, and now, after so much talk, that vote comes today. >> reporter: the politics of chronic gridlock hurts. >> i've had kidney stones that are easier to pass than this. >> reporter: and the prognosis from democrats is dire. >> the speaker's plan is on life support and it's time for him to pull the plug. >> reporter: but house speaker john bo
at the starting pitching. zack britain facing david ortiz an absolute disaster. papi going deep. it continues 6-nothing. it gets worse. elsbury, making it 7-nothing. brad pitt 12 but had to leave the game. bottom of the aids and things get interesting. kevin gregg, he already through 1 pitsch deemed to inside. that led to that. goodness gracious. we have ourselves an official brawl. punch is thrown, not many landed. but for the orioles a look like they've been -- if they could not do it on a baseball field with stills at least they would do it man-to-man. >> if i am going to pitch and in, i will pitsch and in. three-zero, they are up 7. i think there are ethics, guidelines you have to stay within. run. hit a lazy fly ball, you have to run the bases. >> can't wait to see the fireworks later tonight. game 3 of this series. you can hear it on wbal radio. william and kate are a royal couple -- and our version is flacco and his bride, dana. look at the wedding pictures. they had so much fun. we are seeing the fun side of joe. front and center with his new bride dana, lining of the groomsman in the f
the past families at almost all costs, i would hope. >> the controversial in britain, child obesity has been a factor in several child protection cases with experts arguing foster care should be considered if parents are neglectful or reject efforts to control an obese child's week. -- weight. >> thank you very much. the topic is getting a lot of attention on line. here is what viewers had to say on our facebook page. you can get in on this discussion on wjla.com or on our facebook page. >> for the folks taking part in that debate, here is something for them to consider. a new nationwide initiative aimed at offering healthier eating initiatives. the program was announced this morning at the national press club here 19 restaurant chains including burger king and ihop will add mills to their menus that focus on lean protein, low fat dairy, fruits, and vegetables. >> it is exciting that restaurants are rising to the challenge of creating items for the whole family, items that not only the taste buds but also improve our waistlines and help our bodies, give our bodies the nutrition they nee
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at the heart of britain's police investigation. good evening, i'm jim handly. >> i'm dorene gentzler. jim vance is off tonight. there have been rapid-fire resignations of two officers at scotland yard. plus, the original "news of the world" whistle blower has been found dead. and this comes as media mogul rupert murdoch is expected to answer questions about the telephone hacking scandal from british lawmakers tomorrow. kurt gregory has the latest details on this developing story.
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. >>> there is new intrigue in the hacking scandal rocking great britain. the whistle blower who first alleged that top officials at the "news of the world" knew about the hacking has been found dead. he was a "show biz" reporter at the paper until he was dismissed for substance abuse issues. he was found dead at his house near london today. so far authorities say they don't think his death is suspicious. the police commissioner at scotland yard is the latest to lose his job in connection with this scandal. stephanie gosk has the latest. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down, stevenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivoclyhat t i did not and had no reason to do so. >> reporter: stevenson says he quit because he's become a
on that coming up. >> thank you. >>> now to the developing phone hacking scandal rocking britain news corp. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commission
and expect picturation miss something you be the judge. >>> speaking of royal weddings, britain's newly weds arrived in quebec and they're there visiting children with cancer. it's part of a 9-day journey through canada, the first official overseas trip as husband and wife and they're heading to the west coast next week for their american visit. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met spain's king during the last leg of her three- nation european tour. the monarch greeted secretary clinton with a hand shake and a kiss there. clinton also met with the spanish foreign minister. the two are showing a united front against libyan leader moammar ghadafi's threats of attacks in europe and that it won't stop their mission to protect libyan civilians and force him to release power. >> instead of issuing threats, ghadafi should put the -- ghadafi should put the well- being and the interest of his own people first, and he should step down from power and help facilitate a democratic transition that will meet the aspirations of the libyan people. >> ghadafi told a large pro- government rally in tripol
called news international overseas news corp. media interest in britain london police are investigating claims news international made payments to some officers in return for information. >>> police turning to technology to try to solve a more than decade old cold case murder an update on their progress coming up straight ahead. >> some high school athletes get ready to start summer training, a new virginia law may keep some of them off the field for health reasons. we will talk to a school athletic trainer about this, coming up when fox 5 morning news continues, right now it is 9:10 a.m.  [ mr. connally ] i was paying too much with cable. it was crazy! paying so much you want better quality. it was like you were trapped because that was the only system that was in our neighborhood -- was that cable. i was just getting too frustrated. [ male announcer ] stop paying for second best. now you can switch to verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year -- with no annual contract required. i always heard great things about fios, but the first ti
english language paper in the world, until very recently the top sunday paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in, that i believe in and that this company believes in which. >> reporter: at issue, a long running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities but there was outrage when allegations emerged the paper hacked the phones of a school girl who had been abducted and was ultimately killed and victims of the terror attacks on london transport which happened six years ago today. prime minister david cameron who is former press secretary caught in the hacking scandal called for an inquiry. >> what this government is doing is making sure that the fact the public and i feel so appalled by what has happened, murder victims, terrorist victims who had their phones hacked is quite disgraceful. that is why it's important there is a full police investigation with all the powers that they need. >> reporter: there are a
back to britain. >> bring out the sunglasses, lather on the sunscreen for today. it will be a hot one. yes, you'll feel the humidity. here's your day planner for this monday. by 9:00, mostly sunny temperatures in the lower 80s at noon for lunchtime. lower 90s. 5:00, that evening commute looking like we'll have lots of sun still. temperatures around 94 degrees. right now, 76 under partly to mostly cloudy conditions. air quality forecast for today is unhealthy for our sensitive groups. we do have a little chance for showers and storms late tonight. but here is traffic with kris. good morning, kris. >> good morning, anny. we'll keep an eye on this accident investigation in germantown that has germantown road closed. i expect this to be open by 6:00 is what we were told by authorities. everything is still blocked in both directions. i'll have a way to get around this at 5:17. andrea? >> thank you, kris. making news now at 5:09, a family of seven is dead after a plane crash in alabama. the parents and their five children were returning to their home in florida from a family reunion in mis
allegations in the phone hacking scandal in britain. tabloid reporters are accused of targeting the royal flame and a former prime minister and there are questions about why a more thorough investigation was not done. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london with more for us today. good morning, elizabeth. >> good morning, chris. well, specifically britain wants to know why the first investigation into the news of the world hacking was shut down after just two people were arrested. which now appears to have been just the tip of the iceberg. senior police officers are being grilled this morning by a government committee. in the hot seat the deputy head of london's police force, john yates, who in 2009 refused to reopen an investigation into the news of the world. a decision he now admits was wrong. >> i would have made different decisions. >> reporter: yesterday "the guardian" newspaper reported there was evidence "the news of the world" had tried to buy a confidential list of the royal familiar lip's phone numbers from some of the police officers detailed to protect them. and
is restricted to britain. right across the world you got a problem that police forces are accountable to government and yet independent from them. and we must never compromise operational independence and this goes to some of the questions i was asked earlier. we musn't move to a system where you have politicians stepping in to say, why haven't you rerun this investigation. why haven't you arrested that person? we ought to think for a moment where that would lead. but i think it does make it all the more important that police leadership is strong and they are called to account when they fail. and that's why we're introducing directly elected police and crime commissioners to bring that kind of accountability to policing. i give way to the secretary chairman. >> i'm grateful to my right honorable friend and i'm grateful to the point he just made does he know not agree that he needs to be clear beyond a doubt, that it should not begin or indeed should begin. >> you're absolutely right. we must maintain operational independence. the point about the police commissioners is calling the pol
, male gland voters -- male land owners. only a loan -- the nobility and great britain had a voice in parliament. and the democracy that have gone on in great britain largely from our example. so that they have representative government in bright -- great mac britain announces such an extent that the house of lords has almost no sway at all. that is learning from their american cousins. host: let us get a response from our guest, karlyn bowman. guest: america has been a beacon to the world and so many ways. americans, when they are asked about democracy promotion, that are skeptical that -- that we know enough to do it a broad and skeptical of the result but certainly they believe the world would be a safer and better place if there were more democracies. i did the caller is also correct that the military, as he said, is very differently regarded ban after vietnam. somebody like david petreaus is one of the most popular people in american life. i think that speaks to the kind of sacrifices he has main, that all those people in the military are making. host: yet those in congress gr
been serious allegations raised in that regard in great britain and there are -- there's an ongoing investigation as is appropriate, there have been members of congress and the united states who have asked us to investigate those same allegations and we are progressing in that regard using the appropriate federal law enforcement agencies in the united states. >> so again, people are saying, too, we shouldn't jump top conclusions. they're looking at one report to see whether these allegations are true. >> i was going to ask you, have there been any details, you talk about 9/11 and phone hacking and people go crazy, have there been any details about what they're talking about? >> there really aren't many details other than this report that was in the british tabloid that, in fact, a former cop, who worked as a private investigator, was asked to hack into the records of 9/11 voice mails and phone records and you all -- we all remember that after 9/11, we heard that, in fact, some of these recordings were made public, but by family members themselves. did other -- did hacking happen as
to live as normal a life as they can. bringing a fresh new look to britain's future monarchy. >> i do believe that the tour of canada and the united states of america is the beginning of a real change for the royal family. >> reporter: well, it's canada day here. people are already turning out for the festivities and of course with the hope of catching a glimpse of william and kate. they may have already charmed english speaking canada but their next more significant challenge will be french canada. >> sounds like you better brush up on your french, ben fogle. [ speaking french ]. >> we'll make due. good luck. nbc news has put together a dvd of the event, the ceremony and procession, that balcony kiss. for more on this, go to our website and "today."com. >>> we will atalk about why the defense rested in the casey anthony trial without calling her to testify and what it was like to live in the anthony family home. we'll talk exclusive to casey's one-time bodyguard. >>> but first, this is "today" [ male announcer ] we are americans. we know right from wrong. and we know the ads blaming
ongoing prescription. i'm carla, and this is my cvs. and his, too. >>> the prime minister of britain today called for a government inquiry into a scandal that has rocked the british media. the british tabloid "news of the world" has been accused of hacking into the voicemails of crime victims. one of them was a missing 13-year-old who was later found murdered. the activity on the child's voice mail gave her parents false hope that she was alive. family members of the victimses of the 2005 train bombings in london may also have been hacked. >> during this investigation, they have come across a file with my name, my home address, my home landline, and police let me know they found this in the possession of a private investigator who made all of these alleged phone hackings. >> companies in the u.k., advertisers, that is, are pulling ads from that newspaper, "news of the world" which is owned in part by media mogul rupert murdoch. >>> there continues to be fallout after the verdict of the casey anthony trial. there are lingering questions about the decision and what comes next. jay gray is in
the home of the giants slowly being transformed into a soccer field. on saturday britain's manchester city will take on mexico's club america. it's part of the world football challenge. yesterday manchester city proudly showed off their championship trophy at the british consulate in san francisco. >>> today san francisco's board of supervisor will consider expanding -- supervisors will consider expanding the health care ordinance. right now most cities have to provide health care benefits or pay into a city fund to cover insurance for workers but some workers say their employers including many restaurants are finding a way around that law and they want the board to close that loophole. >>> time now 5:56. what's happening on the roads, especially san francisco now, sal? >> yeah, we do have the south bay of course we are watching, we have been watching 280 northbound, it has not been affected by any of the south bay sinkhole action on 87 near alma so you don't have to worry about. the sa nault grade traffic looks good. driving on the westbound bay bridge that traffic looks nice coming into
-year-old tom daley from britain taking the first dive in the new $442 million aquatic center. he recently qualified for his second olympics. london is expected to welcome more than 10,000 athlete frs 200-plus countries, and they'll bring along 10,000 coaches and officials, 20,000 media personnel, and countless visitors. >>> oh, no! boy, is that a large gaffe. >> well, that one hurt. the big lea san diego padre orlando hudson made a little league error last night. he forgot how many outs there were. hudson came over to catch a pop-up hit by ryan roberts, then throws the ball into the stands. nice gesture, but there's just one problem. it was only the second out in the inning. hudson immediately tried to get the ball back, but it was too late. the umpire awarded the base runner on third a walk home, and the diamondbacks went up 4-0 and eventually won the game 6-1. oops. >> he's kicking himself. >>> 5:20. a nationals executive is apologizing this morning for a mental error of a different sort. doug harris, the director of player development for the nats, came under fire after he com
of that phone hacking scandal in britain. the british house of commons reportedly will call on rupert murdoch's news corporation to withdraw its bid to take over broadcaster b sky b. murdoch is expected to testify to parliament tuesday. he shut down his tabloid "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones seeking information for stories that would appear in the paper. >>> florida investigators looking into a witness tampering allegation in the casey anthony trial. the orange county sheriff would not say which witness, though. meanwhile, prosecutors decided against charging casey anthony's mother are perjury. cindy anthony initially told police she did not search for chloroform on the family computer, but at the trial she said she did. the jury found casey anthony not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. she is to be released from jail on sunday. >>> 5:36 is your time right now. coming [ kimberly ] when i was 19, i found myself alone with two children and no way to support them. people told me i wasn't going to do anything. and i just decided i h
there will be talk, a little action. we'll speak with two key senators this morning. in britain, a phone hacking incident has that outraged the nation. one victim, hugh grant, says it is time to stop. he will join us here on "the early show" in a couple of moments. mike, andrea? >> thank you, chris. >> we have one more traffic and weather check when 9news now returns. what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. they say, "well, if you want a firm bed you can lay on one of those, if you want a soft bed you can lay on one of those." we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. then they start telling us, "well, yeah, i feel sore right there in the morning." my lower back. that's right where i've been experiencing pain. now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh yeah. it's really molding to my body. when you find somebody's perfect level
, which is actually a requirement for makeup advertisers in britain. so they can prove that the thing actually works. >>> the number of people who are seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since early april. cnbc's seema mody joins with more on that and the rest of the day's business headlines. good morning. >> very good morning to you. stocks wavering as investors weighed an unexpected improvement in jobless claim numbers against the lingering threat of a u.s. credit downgrade. while the jobs market remains sluggish, the latest data on weekly initial jobless claims offered a glimmer of hope for investors. initial claims ticked down by 24,000 to 398,000 in the week ending july 23rd from a revised 422 k in the previous week. a bill to cut the u.s. deficit faces a nail-biting closed vote in congress on thursday as a top republican lawmaker fought to quell an internal debate. economic sentiment in the euro zone worsened more than expected this month with optimism fading in all sectors, data showed on thursday morning, signaling slower expansion of the econom
's news corporation in connection with the phone hacking scandal in britain. u.s. attorney general eric holder confirmed they are looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. meanwhile, murdoch and his son james will appear before british lawmakers next week. the scandal is widening now to include accusations of eavesdropping and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" newspaper in response to the scandal. >>> osama bin laden was apparently planning for a 9/11 anniversary attack. "the wall street journal" reports bin laden was working to assemble a team of militants. that's according to information obtained in the raid on his compound in may. officials say the plans were only in the discussion phase, and they haven't seen any signs the plot ever went beyond that. >>> 5:07 is the time right now. ahead, the embarrassing mistake ahead, the embarrassing mistake by freight rail delivered caterpillar to peoria more than 100 years ago. and they're still delivering cat machines today. you can f
. >>> the royal newlywed couple have returned to great britain this morning after a whirl wind trip to north america. their final stop in california included a red carpet reception, a polo match, and meetings with inner city children and military veterans. nbc's jinah kim has highlights. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge began their final day in the united states by showing their creative and compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in downtown los angeles, a nonprofit center teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony pictures studios, called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front lip ne of remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and
off with fireworks. they start at 9:30. >>> britain's prince william put his experience as a military helicopter pilot to the test today in canada. on prince edward island, the prince strapped into a seeking helicopter to practice emergency water landing procedures. william pilots rescue helicopters requested to see the technique today. it was invented in canada, we're told. then the newly weds, he and his wife kate, joined the crew of a dragon boat and raced each other. this is the fifth day of the royal couple's nine-day visit to canada. on friday, they go to california. >>> after the break, authorities uncovered $10,000 worth of illegal fireworks in d.c. >>> more trouble for the former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn. one legal fight appears to be winding down, but another is just starting up. >>> a motorcycle ride for change ends in tragedy. >>> and we'll tell you about the >>> and we[ man ] i gotabout the this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ t
. 24% did not know that america broke away from great britain. and the future of america could be a little in jeopardy because the age group that got the lowest score on both questions, well, they were adults under the age of 30. >> pretty sad. this is like one of those jay walking segments on the jay leno show. people said france, china, japan, mexico, and spain. >> we declared our independence from all of them? from any one of those or all of them. >> orgy but djibouti or somethie that. whatever. >> please don't shake your booty. let's go to tom kierein with a check of the weather. >> just don't shake your booty. all right. if you're looking to avoid huge crowds today, you can head to a local july 4th celebration. one of the most unique will be at mt. vernon, where they will be shoot off special smoke fireworks at 12:45 this afternoon. just for the daylight. in maryland events at frederick's baker park, including live music and bathtub races. fireworks start at 9:30. in vienna, virginia, there will be games, arts and crafts, and a chili cookoff at the vienna community center
extraordinary. britain had never did this. we have a dominance like the empire that is extraordinarily kind of dominance, and yet we are not quite sure what we should be doing and that i think is came out in devotee and business and its our hesitation in the middle east we are not sure that this is good for us. we have to see. at the same time we can't stand in the way of people wanting to be space. so, we have had an extraordinary history and in a very difficult time, significant time, too. >> let's go back and tie this to the very beginning. if we are talking about the soviet union, of course in the case of russia they've inherited a large land mass and had some 800 years of history, they have tsar's that have ruled the world. in our funding coming and you write about this very powerful the and you talk about the audacity of the young americans in this little hoot land mass at the end of the world, and somehow they thought they were going to remake the world. how did that come about? >> when you think about it this is a country of two or 3 million people, 3,000 from the civilization on th
, the level of economic interdependence between britain and germany was such that it was in some ways madness these two countries went to war. there was a very famous book written by a young historian who talked about the fact that perhaps britain should not have gone to war. that this was craziness for britain to do it and it was the pity of war. wait a minute. that historian was niall ferguson. >> yes, before we end the rebuttal portion of this debate, i'd like to allow dr. kissinger the last word. >> i don't know whether one can reverse the order of participants up here, because i think it's three to one against my friend niall. our chinese friend is saying that china has suffered a great deal, has been provoked through a century of western exploitations and that it's not trying to dominate the world. as i understand what he is saying it is this -- when the west wants to discuss climate or the financial assistance, our tendency is to say china can be a stakeholder. it can be a participant in a system they did not themselves participate in creating. so the issue is whether it is possible to
once again in britain, one day after "the news of the world" announced it will cease to exist, two former employees have been arrested. one is h former editor, later hired as communications director for the prime minister, something the prime minister now is begin coming under fire for. >> the decision to hire him was mine and mine alone. and i take full responsibility for it. >> reporter: the second person arrested is a reporter who actually did prison time for phone hacking at "the news of the world" in 2007. the thing is, since then and only recently, the allegations have ballooned to include possibly thousands of potential phone hacking victims, including the families of soldiers killed in battle and the families of murder victims, even in one case, the murder victim herself. the government now wants to know, has this been going on at other newspapers? why did the original police investigation sail so abysmally in the words of the prime minister? why were police allegedly taking huge payments from journalists, and why did politicians who may have had wind that this is something
" and "friday night lights" which also earned acting nomination for chandler and b t brita britain. >> i have then seen a married couple portrayed so honestly. i love that show. it's a wonderful nod to a great show for its final season. >> reporter: "modern family" led the pack among comedy, 17 nominations. it contrasted the drama field. no cable shows made the cut for best comedy. contenders include "the big bang theory" "glee" "the office" "30 rock" and "parks and recreation". >> i think it's great they got acknowledged. network tv has seen a renaissance of comedy. >> reporter: steve carell got his sixth nomination as best actor in a comedy, he has yet to win it. the emmys will be handed out september 18th. marc barger, nbc news. >>> you know, i've heard on the radio today that they started the british open again. somehow or another, it doesn't have the oomph and the kick, the electricity that it's had in the past. >> yeah. >> and it seems more than tiger. you know, what's going on? phil's down, tiger not playing, a lot of people don't know the names, the marquis names aren't there. but i h
% of support. >>> the phone hacking scandal that has shut down one of britain's oldest tabloids is spreading to two more of rupert murdoch's papers. the bbc is reporting the sunday times and the sun hacked personal banking records of former prime minister gordon brown and the medical records of one of brown's sons who has cystic fibrosis. two london newspapers are also reporting that the "news of the world" paid royal family bodyguards for personal details about the queen and other royal family members. "the guardian" reports the royals have also warned their cell phones may have been targeted. >>> right now wikileaks editor in chief julian assange is in court appealing extradition to sweden to face questioning on sex charges. this is assange arriving in court this morning. the 39-year-old australian is accused of sexually assaulting two women. assange denies those allegations. many of his supporters say it's all a conspiracy to keep him and wikileaks from exposing any more government secrets. >>> tickets to visit the 9/11 memorial opening in new york are already gone for the first week. onl
. it is the latest fallout from the phone hacking scandal involving his papers in britain. murdoch also denies his company's "sun" newspaper illegally obtained former prime minister gordon brown's son's health records. scotland yard investigators say there may be as many as 4,000 victims in the hacking scandals done by murdoch's papers. >> i think it's something like 3,778 names, first and second names in the database. >> we were unable to spread the inquiry further with news international because of their refusal to cooperate more broadly. >> actor hugh grant was one of the targets in the phone hacking scandal. he talked about the latest backlash toward murdoch this morning on the "today" show. >> he had the power through his papers to get them elected and his paper knew, you know, dirty details about details about individual mps, so they were unwilling to take him on. up until three weeks ago, all politicians in our country were sucking up to rupert murdoch and drinking champagne on his lawn in the summer country. so it's kind of comical that the today they're all competing to say he's a terribl
to an arrest. >>> new this morning scotland yard made another arrest in britain's phone hacking scandal. at the same time some members of congress are now calling for an investigation here in the u.s. the move comes after journalists from the now defunct tabloid paper "news of the world" reportedly contacted a new york city policeman to try to get private phone records of british citizens who died in the world trade center. former british prime minister gordon brown says other newspapers owned by rupert murdoch and news corp took part in the hacking scandal. >>> the girlfriend of one of the country's most notorious mobsters now says that she knew nothing about his violent past. catherine greig is behind bars accused of harboring a fugitive. fbi agents arrested her along with james "whitey" bulger near los angeles. prosecutors say that bulger used to head boston's notorious winter hill gang and committed more than a dozen murders to eliminate rivals or potential witnesses. greig left with him and disappeared in 1995. >>> a missing persons search group wants their money back for time and
scandal in britain. he controls the media empire that includes fox news, as well as the now defunct newspaper accused of illegal hacking, "news of the world." his company now faces an fbi investigation. at least two shareholder lawsuits here in the united states, and the possible standard & poor's credit downgrade. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray is heading to hollywood. he'll meet with studio and production company executives. his goal is to try to lure more big budget productions to the district. the mayor will be spending three days in l.a. he is attending the summer leadership meeting of the u.s. conference of mayors. >>> 6:50 is your time right now. a new government agency starts today. nicole lapin, anchor of cbs's "worldwide exchange" joins us live with more on that. hey, nicole. >> good morning to you, aaron. a new government agency opening its doors for business today. the consumer financial protection bureau, which was created, of course, by the dodd-frank financial reform bill which was signed into law, by the way, exactly one year ago today, is now coming out in washington.
will it be, as far as i know. the scandal unfolding in great britain right now is interesting. it is upsetting to the extent that people had their personal voice mails listened to end in some cases the leaded. that is over the top. on the other hand, i have to say that a lot of the outrage seems politically motivated. virtually everyone in the press is liberal and they hate him because he is conservative. he is also resented for taking over a lot of companies. i would say that the violations of privacy that apparently took place, as a libertarian i am upset by that, pale in comparison to the ones that take place every day conducted by the u.s. government. who can look into your e-mail, telephone conversations, checking accounts, and no one says anything about it because it is done under the federal rubric of the war on terror. the rest of us sit by and allow it. we should not. if you are offended by what happens in great britain, you ought to be every bit or more offended by your government, which you are paying for, against your will in some cases, is doing the same thing. ho
in britain, the prime minister says that the tabloids and phone hacking scandal has created a once in a generation chance to clean a murky relations between media, police and politicians. he also defended his private discussions with executives. meanwhile, also in britain today a group of computer hackers who call themselves anonymous claimed to have breached nato security and access to restricted material. they say it would be irresponsible to publish most of the material, but that is sitting on about 1 gigabyte of data. they have posted a document that appears to be restricted from nato. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> it takes a behind this? look says broadcast and cable. the l.a. times calls the required to be beating. it solves mysteries that even nicolas cage can't contour. the original documentary c-span on sunday night at 9:00 eastern. the supreme court is now available as an enhancer e-book. -- enhanced e-book. this includes an interview with the newest supreme court justice. add to your experience by watching multimedia clips. available now or e
-war britain yts. and a professor looks at the issues of civil rights in the early 199 's. get the complete weekend schedule at c-span.org/history. this weekend on c-span -- live from salt lake city, the nation's governors look at the lessons of 9/11, and the featured speaker, thomas friedman, talks competitiveness and the economy. look for live coverage saturday at 5:30 eastern and sunday at 1:30 eastern. the national governors association, this weekend online on c-span radio and on c-span. >> "washington journal" continues. host: on your screen is congressman john carter, republicans of texas, and as i mentioned before the break, he is a member of the house appropriations committee and also serves as secretary leadership position to the republican conference in the house. well, there's a headline, congressman, on politico, panicky hill scramble for deal. are you feeling a sense of panic about the situation? guest: there's a lot of tension. you can't deny the tension that is everywhere. a lot of the debate is taking place behind closed doors. many people are wondering what's going on. they
mcconnell talk about the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations. earlier, britain and obama nominated richard carter dougherty to head the bureau launching this week. he served as ohio's attorney general in the past. the nominee has to be approved by the senate. from the rose garden at the white house, this is just under 10 minutes. pff>> good afternoon, everybody. it has been almost three years since the financial crisis pulled the economy into a deep recession. and millions of families are still hurting because of it. they're trying to get by on one income instead of two, on fewer shifts at the plant or at the hospital. they're cutting expenses, giving up on a family night out so there's money for groceries. and for a lot of families, things were tough even before the recession. so we've got to get the economy growing faster and make sure that small businesses can hire again, so that an entrepreneur out there can sell a new product, so that the middle class is getting stronger again, and so folks feel confident in their futures and their children's futures. that's why we can't let politics
to 9000. britain has the second-largest contingent emerson no rigid military personnel in the country behind the united states. his announcement follows president obama's decision to reduce american troops but 33,000 by the end of next summer. meanwhile, in afghanistan a charter plane chartered by the u.s. military has crashed into a mountain top. no americans were aboard the plane according to a spokesperson for the u.s. transportation command. we will hear more in afghanistan from general david read this. you can hear this later on c- span radio. nbc reports that mitt romney raise over $18 million in the second quarter, the amount larger than any other gop candidates. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span has launched a new easy to navigate web site for politics in the 2012 presidential campaign. links to c-span media partners in the early primary caucus states. visit us at c-span.org/campaign 2012. >> the supreme court is now available as a standard and enhanced ebook. 11 original c-span interviews with current and retired justices. this new edition incl
a letter to the a.t.f. demanding answers. >> a top executive quick at news international in britain, the the dow jones chief executive resigned hours after the chief announced her recognition and the c.e.o. murdoch has apologiesed for wrongdoing in a full page ad running in british papers this week. news international is owned by the parent company of fox news. >> after seven years of marriage, j lo' and marc anthony call it quits saying "we have decided to end our marriage. this was a difficult decision and painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy." the two recently performed a steamy routine at the "american idol," finale in may. they are parents to three-year-old twins. >>dave: if this doesn't shatter your faith in the institution of marriage, i don't know what will. her third marriage, right? i am devastated. j lo' is back on the market. >>dave: and she looks boater than ever, my friends. rick: just saying ... look at the weather. a big story this weekend and this week that will affect so many people. it is the heat. and the heat index across th
elaborate on that? >> in great britain they undertook of reform. they had a white paper and a study on what they should do. they concluded it would be useful to increase private savings at the same times so security reform. it actually increased benefits and the public system. but they decided that that was not enough. it was indexed at a lower rate. to really help people, we really needed to build the private pension savings. if you look at the private pension system, it covers fairly poorly most of the population. i have not quite updated it, but it says that for 75% of people that retire, social security and medicare is in excess of all of their private assets. we have a larger extent of the population dependent upon social security and medicare. how do we deal with it? one way we do what it is be -- we tried to increase some of those cash benefits for lower and moderate income people. from the middle-income people, i do not think we can get thereby adding to a system that is out of balance. we need to recognize that private retirement system is not doing a good job of covering the vast
of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need aboat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a deadly crash that made national headlines. a woman who police say was drunk and high killed herself, her daughter, thre
? are they sounded by press in the same way they are in great britain? >> well, they're not hounded in their private time, but there are a lot of camera clicks as they go around their daily business. the photographers here are as numerous as the journalists. actually kate said last night at the media reception it was a refreshing change to be walking around and having a chat without having lots of flash bulbs going off in her face. that's par for the course. she knows for these ten days she is very much public property and the press wants her every second of the tour. >> people just can't seem to get enough of them. thank you so much. as you said, happy independence day. i didn't know whether to say that the you. >> now, that's fine. re when in rome. >>> if you want to relivehe royal wednesdaying, we have the entire event. for details go to our website today.com. (crickets chirping) [female announcer] looks like everybody's at our biggest sale of the year: the petsmart power sale. save big on thousands of items. and save $3 on all iams® dog food. only at petsmart. this 4th of july, celebrate the re
in the spirit with an olympiad of a didn't story. this is the annual competition for britain's top chap. this begins with a lighting of the pipe rather than a torch. the whole idea is something they call a a dying breed. it allows chaps to compete without getting sweaty or messing up their pants in their trousers. it includes swaupbterring, swing dancing, drinking martinis and seated tennis. i wonder what you win? >> i could be competitive in two or three of those. i'm a good swanterror. i can even hold a martini on a try and saunter like that. >> it's not a sport my friend. >> it certainly is. >> come on. >> what do you know about sportsmanship? i know nothing. >> that's absolutely right. >> i break into dudley moore and then colonel clink. i say nothing. what i'm talking about next is the high temperatures which are coming back our way. hopefully you enjoy your sunday. it will be almost summer-like around here, and i mean soon. whoever said that "less is more" is more or less mathematically challenged. less isn't more, it's less. and the only thing more than more is a lot more. which
was in the spotlight. live from scotland from britain's other royal wedding. >>> and what seems to be bringing more of the giant predators to the shores of new england and an up close look at the jaws of one of nature's most fearsome killing machines in action. those stories and much more when jana and i see you a bit later. aaron? >> looking forward to that. thanks, lester. 7:46. 79 degrees. chuck, where are we going? >> up, up, up. back into the 90s for what will be our 14th day in a row. 90 degrees or higher. how long can >>> so if you ever find yourself to get the little degree symbol on your computer, chuck discovered how to get this happen. >> i didn't discover it. i know i take credit for a lot of things. we have to use the degrees symbol a lot in the weather office. 0176 and it will put the degrees symbol. a lot of short cuts and crazy units and things to put on the end of a number. >> if i can just get the accent mark over the "e" i'll be happy. >> see, i don't know how to do that. >> facebook, tweet us, something. >> my sister has an accent at the end of her name. jeannie. i call her jean
checklisted in critical condition. this should not impact commuter trains this morning. >> britain's serious fraud office said it is looking into starting an investigation into phone hacking investigations relating to rupert murdoch's news corp. london's metro commissioner paul stevenson has stepped down over the weekend rebecca brooks the editor of the now defunct news of the world was arrested and released,. >>> the white house is holding out hope a deal can still be reached by the deadline for raising the debt ceiling arrives but congressional leaders and the president are nowhere close to agreeing on how to do it. >>> president obama says he is willing to compromise in debt negotiations but republicans don't see much give in his proposal senate republican leader, mitch mcconnell suggested passing legislation giving the president authority to raise the debt ceiling. >> it says we the congress will not take responsibility or accountability for our own decisions it is a political answer, not a real answer to the problem. >> i am telling you house conservative members, they are not going to
. murdock closed down his world of the news tabloid in britain earlier after it was hit with phone hacking and bribery accusations. >>> a southern california congressman says the noise in la is bad enough and howard burrman props a limit to chopper traffic. he has received complaints from constituents. the television man says helicopters hovered over charlie sheen's home annoying neighbors. there's a prohibition under 1000 feet. >>> the four dollar a gallon gas prices had people staying off of the road, they used four percent less in the month of april, in 2010 it was 3.14 and this year it was 3.21 a gallon. prices have fallen since then. >>> ed lee may be entering the race and controversy is already brewing. >>> and let's look at interstate 880 and things look pretty good at this hour on this saturday morning. time now is 7:41 and you are watching ktvu channel 2. >>> good morning to you. a live look from our cams in oakland. low clouds and eventually giving way to the sunshine once again. >>> well san francisco ed lee has said that he is not interested in running for mayors but it appears
. if they believe that that isn't the case, then again the aaa goes. one of the reasons, wolf, britain has embarked on this draconian austerity, they believed the market was going to blow up uk bonds. it was warned it was on a negative. the u.s. has been warned it's on a negative watch. and it hasn't managed to put together this deal yet to actually avoid default. so you've got to ask yourself, maybe the rating agencies are doing their job in actually warning that something is smelly under the hood. >> richard, how does the rest of the world see what's happening in the united states right now. you're in london. >> which word would you like many eto use? flabber gasterred, bewildered, horrified, alarmed, concerned? any one of them will do. what people are saying at the very top level, and they will not say it publicly yet, but if you talk to policymakers, they will say what the heck are they playing at over there in the u.s.? don't they realize they're playing with fire. wolf, remember back many lehman brother, what was so damaging was not just lehman brothers, it was the uncertainty, the dislocatio
, the anglican church in great britain has been described as the tory party at the pulpit. so, the legal professoriate in most good law schools can be described as the democratic party at the lectern. now, that has been changing. i'm interested that it has been changing at harvard. indeed, most schools that have any self-respect these days will have a libertarian or conservative outspoken law professor. they may hesitate to have more than one for fear that they will breed, but they do tend to have one these days. and so things are changing. this is not new. this ideological fact goes back a good, long way. if you wanted to you could trace it back to a century ago. what should be conceived as applied social engineering. isn't that a wonderful phrase? that means law schools might think of themselves as schools of engineering. but it really began picking up momentum during and after the new deal. various law professors joined fdr administration. even more notably people in fdr's administration went over to law schools after they left and became professors. and the stage was set in 1943 for
saw the conflict with britain, what was the sugar act? it was something, it was a law passed to favor the british sugar planters, this wealthy group of men who mostly live in london and hobnob with members of parliament. what's the stamp act? the an act to pass taxes from the rich -- namely the british -- to the poor which you always are when you're about to be taxed, but the poor, midling colonist. and the tea act, what is it? is it's favoritism on behalf of parliament for the shareholders of the east india tea company. so there's the government being oppressive, the parliament, and i think it's important to understand what the revolution was about for many ordinary patriots was this effort to set up governments of their own, that their problem was that their governments lacked the power to protect the people and promote their prosperity. and that to understand the movement solely as anti-government is to understand it really halfway and partly from the point of view of the most well-to-do who are always the ones who can do without less government and not from the point of view of th
. no country has ever dominated the world as we do. this is just extraordinary. rome never did this. britain never do this. we have a stone this. it may not be an empire in the usual sense of aware but it is an extraordinary kind of dominance and yet we are not quite sure what we should be doing. and that i think came out in the libyan business and it is our hesitation in the middle east. we are not sure that this is good for us. we will have to see. at the same time we can't stand in the way of people wanting to be democratic. so we have had an extraordinary history and we are living in a very, a very difficult time or a significant time. >> let's go back and tie this to the very beginning. if we are talking about the soviet union, as far as the case of russia they inherited a large landmass and it had some 800 years of history. they had czars who ruled the world. in our founding and you write about this very powerfully and it is a fascinating discussion when you talk about the audacity of young americans in this little landmass at the edge of the world and somehow they thought they were go
the highlights from britain's other royal wedding. >> great white, great fear. we'll see what seems to be bringing more of the giant predators to new england's coast and give you an update on one of nature's most fierce killing machines in action. that's later when we see you on "today." >> time for "sunday brunch." we have a chef from petitt louie bistro. before you get started, tell us about the restaurant. what are you guys all about? >> we are a classic french bistro located in roland park. this is one of the items will be offering for dinner. we do a three-course lunch menu all the time for $20 which we will be offering for restaurant week. >> restaurant week is when? >> august 5 through august 14. >> you will be taking part in something coming out of the mayor's office called journey home where a part of what you spend during restaurant week goes to that charity, right? >> yes. >> so not only will you have fantastic food, but you will help out a charity that helps prevent homelessness in baltimore. >> exactly. >> all right. let's fire it up. >> we start by adding oil to our sa
before gordon brown became britain's prime minister they found their infant son had cystic p cystic fibrosis. >> they would mow me they had this story about fraser's medical condition and told me they would run it. >> reporter: how did that happen? >> in tears. >> another scandal about it. and with it for the first time it is spreading beyond "news of the world." allegations that murdoch's son own the awe dust sunday times look broke the law to get stories. >> i'm wondering if you can help me. that call to a law office who was said to be an accountant working and looking at the financial times looking for some dirt. the questiroyal's reporter cliv goodman asked for carne from andy soleson to buy the green book which contains all the confidential phone numbers of the royal family and their staff. in that e-mail goodman says a proil protection officer has a stolen company and wants $1,600 for it. >> if i was alleged somebody has taken money to disclose telephone numbers and for them and their anyones, it's an appalling breach of security. >> meanwhile a huge murdoch takeover bid has b
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